Oligonychus piceae ( Reck, 1953 )

Zhovnerchuk, Olga & Auger, Philippe, 2019, Spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) from the Black Sea Biosphere Reserve (Ukraine): faunistic survey, reinstatement of the genus Georgiobia Wainstein, 1960 and description of a new species, Zootaxa 4559 (2), pp. 321-338: 334

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4559.2.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:808CB774-BC1B-428F-AEB6-8266AD3984F1

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F67E4822-CA7A-F33E-10A5-EA85D4EFF809

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Oligonychus piceae ( Reck, 1953 )
status

 

Oligonychus piceae ( Reck, 1953) 

Specimens examined. 8♀♀, Pinus sylvestris, Solenoozerny  area, BSBR (46°27'N, 31°59'E), 14.06.2015, O. ZhovnerchukGoogleMaps  ; 18♀♀, P. nigra pallasiana, Volyzhyn  forest, BSBR (46°32'N, 31°42'E), 11.06.2015, O. ZhovnerchukGoogleMaps  .

The species is found on man-made pine plantations on the periphery of BSBR. The mites can cause obvious damage (pine needles turn brownish and fall off).